Fascination Lake

Fairytale Sea

Evening atmosphere on a jetty at Scharmützelsee in Bad Saarow - near our hotel
Evening atmosphere at a jetty on Lake Scharmützel

Atmospheric evenings

Beautiful sunsets by the lake

Our Villa Contessa resort is fantastically situated on a picturesque lakeside property on the shores of Scharmützelsee.

The evenings at Scharmützelsee are known for their beautiful sunsets. In an impressive play of light and colors, the enchanting lake landscape wraps itself in the silence of the night.

On the terrace of our Villa Contesssa restaurant you can enjoy the best view of the natural spectacle of the sunset
at Lake Scharmützel.


Riviera Feeling

Maritime joie de vivre at the "Märkisches Meer

With its impressive size, clear water and extensive lakeside promenades, the majestic Scharmützelsee exudes a maritime fascination.

A kilometre-long promenade leads from our hotel resort along the sun-drenched shores of Scharmützelsee - lined with small harbours, boat moorings, marinas, galleries, cafés and restaurants.

Strolling along the lakeside promenade, you can let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of the lake and enjoy the joie de vivre of the Märkisches Meer.

View of Lake Scharmützel from the balcony - taken at the 5-star Hotel & Spa Resort Villa Contessa
Boat on the Scharmützelsee in Bad Saarow / Brandenburg

Maritime fascination

In the Land of a Hundred Lakes

Fresh sea air. Dreamlike view of the lake. The soothing sound of wind and waves.

Our Villa Contessa resort is fantastically situated on a picturesque lakeside property on the shores of Scharmützelsee. An incomparably beautiful landscape of nature and lakes surrounds our Hotel & Spa Resort. With its approximately 300 lakes, this fascinating landscape is known as "the land of a hundred lakes".

The majestic Scharmützelsee is one of the largest lakes in Germany and is considered the most beautiful lake in the "Land of a Hundred Lakes". Due to its impressive size, Scharmützelsee is also known as the "Märkisches Meer".

Sailing & Water Sports

United with wind and waves

As one of the largest lakes in Germany, Scharmützelsee offers excellent conditions for sailing and water sports.

Our cooperation partner YAAS has built one of the best water sports centres in Europe on Lake Scharmützel. Whether surfboard, canoe, motorboat or sailing yacht: the YAAS offers you every conceivable option for water sports on Lake Scharmützel.

For sailing and water sports enthusiasts, Lake Scharmützel is a true paradise.

A sailing boat on Lake Scharmützel